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Senior Training Specialist (C) - Instructional Design - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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This is the advanced journey level performing Senior Training Specialist job duties. Positions at this level are responsible for design and development of curriculum and delivering training. This position with serve as Instructional Designer primarily responsible for designing and developing online and classroom curriculum for safety and technical training.

The Instructional Designer provides course design support to create effective and engaging curriculum for online, classroom, and blended learning environments. The role consults with staff from diverse disciplines to conduct needs assessments, identify course goals, and develop instructional strategies. Focus areas include incorporating innovative online and technology-enhanced course components to augment learning across different delivery methods and integrating curriculum with the Learning Management System.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Senior Training Specialist (C)

Education and Experience: Associate’s degree and four years of occupational experience in the subject matter area to be taught; or six years of occupational experience, journeyman’s certificate in the subject matter area to be taught, and completion of at least eighteen semester units of degree applicable college level course work, in addition to apprenticeship credits; or two years as a Training Specialist.


  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

Desirable Qualifications
Experience in Instructional Design/Curriculum Design methodologies.
Experience using online development software such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate.
Experience using Adobe Photoshop and video editing software.
Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS).

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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